13 Things Every Single Christian Should Know

This is one of the best articles I have read on Christian singleness.

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Many of my single Christian friends are wasting their single years. Don’t be like them.

1. Fix your eyes on Jesus. Thriving in singleness happens by fixing your eyes on the One who is sinless. Set your affections on Jesus and behold him for all that he is (Hebrews 12:1-2).

2. Beware of the idolatry. A significant other is a good thing, but it becomes a bad thing when you turn it into a god thing. Making anything more important to you than God is idolatry, and I’ve seen many Christians do this with their significant other once in a relationship. Avoid that pitfall.

3. Don’t worry about compatibility. The purpose of marriage is not compatibility, but conformity: to conform you more and more into the image of Jesus Christ (Romans 8:29). Click here for further elaboration on this point.

4. Guard your heart. The Bible…

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Author: Crooked Places Straight

Stacey Kessler lives in the soy and corn capital with her husband, James, and their little four legged ball of cuteness, JJ. Together they minister the love of Jesus Christ through Prophetic and Evangelistic ministry. Crooked Places Straight exists to share God's love and truth through the written word to people who seek healing, encouragement, and hope. It is my hope and prayer that through sharing testimonies, stories, and teaching, His Holy Spirit will lead you into a deeper relationship with Him; so you may know and grasp your inheritance in His glorious riches of salvation through Jesus Christ. From glory to glory... I will go before you and make the crooked places straight; I will break in pieces the gates of bronze and cut the bars of iron. Isaiah 45:2 To contact Stacey at Crooked Places Straight, email crookedplacesstraight@gmail.com

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